January 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

First fatality of year reported

An elderly Burke County man was killed last week after driving his golf cart into the path of an oncoming gas truck. More...

Savannah River Parkway construction continues

The new overpass under construction at the intersection of the Waynesboro Bypass and U.S. Highway 25 South is part of an 8.8 mile segment of the Savannah River Parkway which is scheduled for completion by the end of this year. More...

News

Local schools to purchase fuel monitoring system

In light of the sky-rocketing fuel prices over the past several months, the Burke County school system plans to monitor its fuel consumption more closely. More...

Chamber meeting slated for Jan. 26

From Staff Reports William Edwards will turn over the president More...

Chamber hosts oyster roast this Thursday

From Staff Reports The Burke County Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Bird Doggin More...

Sports

Bears take Warriors to overtime for win

Burke County improved to 10-6 on the season and 5-2 in Region 3S-AAA after picking up two wins last week, including an overtime battle with Jefferson County on Saturday. The Bears defeated the Warriors 68-64. More...

Lady Bears take two of three last week

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Lady Spartans go two for three for the week

EBA loses to Curtis by 2 points

The Lady Spartans (8-4) played three games last week, winning two and losing one. More...

People

People in the News

Alexandrea Clark Alexandrea Clark recently was announced as the winner of her class More...

23 miles in Burke Industrial gas line proposed from Savannah to Anderson

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Surprise search leads to charges against local high school students

Three teens are facing drug and alcohol charges following surprise searches at Burke County High School and Edmund Burke Academy Tuesday morning. More...

Estate to be auctioned

By Anne Marie Kyzer True Citizen Staff Writer One of the finest homesteads in the southeast will go on the auction block next Tuesday, but don More...

Editorial

More evidence

A while back we talked about dangerous driving conditions on State Highway 56 north of Waynesboro. We said that 25 percent of the fatalities on Burke County More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Jan. 18, 1996 Waynesboro resident Chris Mann launched Mann Environmental Services, a comprehensive trash and garbage collection business for Burke County. More...

We welcome your letters

Letters to the editor of The True Citizen are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinion, yours and ours. More...

For The Record

Chase leads officers to two meth labs

A car chase from Burke to Richmond County led to the discovery of two methamphetamine labs More...

Car and heavy machinery collide

This car driven by Richard Albert Anderson, 51, of Augusta collided with construction machinery on Highway 25 near P.A. More...

Arrest made in armed robbery of teenager

Police investigators made an arrest in the recent armed robbery of a Girard teenager. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Benjamin S. Dickey Sr.

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mr. Benjamin Shepherd Dickey Sr., 85, died Wednesday Jan. 11, 2006 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Check wheat for early fertilization

Proper nitrogen rates and timing of application are key management factors for making good wheat yields. Nitrogen (N) is the most expensive fertilizer nutrient and variable input cost for wheat. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Now-Feb. 8 4-H Fruit Tree Promotion Fundraiser, Extension Office. Jan. 19 Georgia Peanut Farm Show, Albany More...

Home & Garden Tips

Ounce of prevention worth pound of pecans

You can More...